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in massachusetts, too. tonight on "washington week." >> to the people of haiti we say clearly and with conviction you will not be foresaken, you will not be forgotten. in this, your greatest need, america stands with you. gwen: a terrible earthquake. >> this is a major catastrophe for haiti. gwen: a devastating death toll. >> we need more people down here! gwen: uncertainty everywhere. >> the most urgent thing we can do now is get them through the next week to 10 days. we have to find the living and the dead and we have to take care of both. gwen: can haiti, plagued by decades of deprivation, survive? in washington, the president talks tough to bankers paying themselves big bonuses. >> we want our money back and we're going to get it. gwen: but will taxpayers still pay in the end? and in massachusetts, a potential political upset that could undo ted kennedy's legacy. covering the week, helene cooper of "the new york times," doyle mcmanus of "the los angeles times," deborah solomon of "the wall street journal," and dan balz of "the washington post." plus, a special report from abc's martha raddatz
the options tonight on "washington week." >> we don't quit. i don't quit. gwen: the president's big speech casts a spotlight on a critical political dilemma. >> we have to recognize that we face more than a deficit of dollars right now. we face a deficit of trust. gwen: he took on washington. >> what frustrates the american people is a washington where every day is election day. gwen: but blames his own failings on poor communication. >> i take my share of the blame for not explaining it more clearly to the american people. gwen: and today the president took his complaint directly to his most consistent detractors, house republicans. >> i am one of 22 house freshmen. we didn't create this mess but we are here to help clean it up. gwen: what happens now? on job creation? on health care? on bipartisanship? >> we're going to look for common ground but we're not going to roll over on our principles. gwen: after a year of modest successes and setbacks, we assess the state of the union with the reporters covering the week. peter baker of "the new york times." dan balz of "the washington post." g
. gwen: happy new year! but, before we look ahead, we take a look back tonight on "washington week." a thwarted attempt to blow a plane from the sky revives old fears about terrorism, and the tradeoffs we make to feel safe. >> this was a serious reminder of the dangers that we face and the nature of those who threaten our homeland. >> the threat to the united states is real. i think this administration has downplayed it. they need to recognize it. gwen: at the end of the year and the end of a decade, a new scare. michael duffy of "time" magazine provides context. then, a roundtable with three "washington week" panelists whose books tell us much about the year just passed and the year to come. dan balz, author of "the battle for america 2008: the story of an extraordinary election," joan biskupic, the author of "american original," a biography of the supreme court justice antonin scalia, david sanger, author of "the inheritance," a look at the challenges of our foreign policy. >> celebrating 40 years of journalistic excellence, from our nation's capital, this is "washington week" wi
the ptions tonigh on "washington week." >> we don quit. i don't quit. gwen: t president's big speech castsa spotlight on a critical political ilemma. we have o recognize that we face more tn a deficit f dollars right now. weface a deficit of tst. gwen: he took on washington. >> what rustrates the america people is a ashington where every day is election day. gwen: but blamehis own failings on poor cmmunication. >> i take my hare of the bla for not eplaining it mor clearlto the american people. gwen: and today the preident took his complaint dirctly to hi most consistent detractors house republicns. >> am one of 22 house freshmen. we ddn't creat this mess but are here to help clea it up. gwen: wh happens now on job creation? on ealth care? on bipartisahip? >> we're gng to lookfor common ground but we'r not going to roll over n our principles. gw: after a year of modest successes and setbacks, we assess the statef the union with the reprters coverin the wee peter baker of "he new york times." dabalz of "the washington post." oria borger of nn. andjohn harris politico. > award-winning eportin
theoptions tonit on "washington week." >> we d't quit. i don't quit gwen:he president's b speech cast a spolight ona critical politicaldilemma. >> we haveto recoizethat we face more han a deficit of dollars right now. face a dficit of trust. gwen: he took on washngton. >> whafrustrates the amerin people is a washingtonwhere every day is election day. gwen: but blams his own failings on poor ommunication. >> i take myshare of the blme for not xplaining it me cleay to the american peopl gwen: and today the prsident took his complaint diectly to s most consient detracto, house republans. i am one of 22 ouse freshmen. we idn't creae this mess but we are here to help cln it up gwen: at happens no? on jobcreation? on health care? on bipartinship? >> we'reoing to look for common ground but wee not going to roll overon our principles. en: after a year o modest successes and setback we asse the sta of the union with the reorters coverg the wk. peter baker of the new york times." n balz of "the washington post." gloria borger of cnn. and jhn harris of olitico. >>award-winning reprting an analys
. welcome to a busy new year tonight on "washington week." now in h.d. >> ultimately the buck stops with me. as president, i have a solemn responsibility to protect our nation and our people. when the system fails it is my responsibility. >> i told the president today, i let limb down. i told him that i will do better and he will do better as a team. >> at the end of the week, one thing is clear. there's plenty of blame to go around as officials search for explanation at the white house, in a detroit courtroom and on capitol hill and at the central intelligence agency. morning the loss of seven of its own in afghanistan. on the domestic front, politician rules the day as leading democrats leave the fray. >> there are moments for each elected public official to step aside and let someone else step up. this is my moment to step aside. gwen: health care negotiations go behind closed doors. >> mr. president, i'm sorry to say that first time in american history, for the first time in american history a mill party has chosen to stand on the sidelines. >> i don't think we're on the sidelines in an
provides context. then, a roundtable with three "washington week" panelists whose books ll us much about the year just passed and t year toome. dan balz, author o"the battle for america 2008: thetory of aextraordinary ection," joan biskupic, theuthor of "american original,a biography of the supreme court justic annin scalia, davisanger, authoof "the inherance," a ook at t challenges of o foreign policy. >> celebrating 40 years of journalistic eellence, from our nati's capital, this is "washington week" withwen ifill. produced in associati with "national journal." corporate funding for "washiton week" is provided b -- >> we know why we'r here. to esign the futu of fligh inside and out. >> build omorrow's technogy in amazing ways. >> and resape th scienc of aerosce forever. >> around theglobe, the people ofoeing re working togeer for the dreams of generations to come. >> that's whywe're here. >> the johns hopkin global m.b.a integrating expertise with intertional understanding to develop leaders fr a better world. the johs hopkins carey busine school, where bsiness is taug with umanity in
on "washington week." >> let the american people decide how much money is enough. sunshine really does work if you allow it to. >> the roberts court has turned back the clock on our democracy by over a century. gwen: in one major decision, the supreme court rolls back decades of campaign finance limits. quhile while political upheaval of another kind rocks the capital as massachusetts voters pick republican senator scott brown. and how much will be the 41st republican senator weaken the president's agenda? >> it is just nice being out of washington. let me say. and there are nice people in washington but -- in can drive you crazy. gwen: amid aftershocks and confusion, the world copes with the devastation in haiti. covering the week, john biskupic of u.s.a. today and john harwood of cnbc and the "new york times" time and martha raddatz of abc news. ♪ gwen: good evening. perhaps we should have seen it coming, when the supreme court went out of its way to hear new arguments in what was considered a pretty tangent shall campaign finance case. and the citizens turned out to be a important plat
, this is "washington week,with gwen ifill produced in association with nationa journal. corporate funding is proided by -- gwen: good evning. if aft a week like this, you were looking for sigs of how things changed when itomes to the dministration's approa to thattempted chrstmas day bombing, ok to language. presint obama was back to using the tm terrorist insead of etremist to describe the suspects and fter another typicly tart verbal asault from former viceresident cheney, he was taking pain to remind us that he's ot a ofty. >> were at war. we're at ar against al qaeda, far eaching netork of violence and mat red that attacked uson 91 and that kild 33,000 eople and is ploting to strike us again. we will dwhat it takes o defeatthem. gwen: peter baker as been lookingt the stance on terrorm and the imits ofits capabilits. when the president talks bout a dodged bullet, hesaw nea daster on christmas day an perhaps for h legacy an how people rememr him. right. imagine beg president of th unitedtates, whether you're george buh or barack obama that omething in the country ould happen that cometely changes
to a busy new ar tonight on "washington week." noin h.. >> ultimately the buck tops with me. aspresident, ihave a solemn responsibility to otect our nationnd our people. when the sytem fails its my responsibili. >i told the preident todayi let mb down. i told him that iwill do btter and e will better as a tam. >>t the end of the week, one thing is clar. there's plety of blame to go round as officials sech for planation at the whitehouse, in a detro courtroom an on capitol hill and at the cental intelligce agency. moing the loss of seven f its own in afghanitan. on the domestic front, politician rules the day as leadin democts leave the fray. >> ere are moments for each elected public oficial to step aside and let somee else sep up this is mymoment tostep aide. gwen: healtcare ngotiations behind closed doors. >> m presiden i'm sorry t say th first time in ameican history, for the rst time in american hisry a mill party has chosen o stand othe sidelines. >> i don't think we're the sidelines in any wa. gwen: part -- partnership heart -- har at wrk. andourguests. live from the natn's capio
the president's agenda >> it is jut nice beng out of washington. leme say. and there arenice people in washingt but --in can rive you crazy. gwenamid aftershocks a consion, the world cops with the devastation n aiti. covering the wek, jhn biskic u.s.a. today and john harwood of cnbcand the "new york times" time and artha radatz f abc news. ♪ gwen: good evening. perhaps we shouldave seen it coming, when the upreme court went out of its wato hear new arguments inwhat was onsidered a etty tangen shall campaign financecase. and the citizs turne out to be a important platfor for them to say that may conservatives have argued for years, money equa speech, t court ruled. so many limits oncampaign nance contributions vial hate theconstitution. but practically, at does the decion good and what doesn't it? >> a threhold, the many thing itoes for what i going to happen in 200 elections, is corporations cann be limied in the independent eenditures they do on behalof a candidate. in this case, it was a mie that -- that itizen's united did that was a ad against hillary clinton. it was a documentary but he
and health re on life support. and we bring ou an eyewitness report on iti. tonight on "washington week." >>let the american people decide how much ney isenough. sunshineeally does work if you allow it to. >> the roberts court has turned back the clo on our democracy by over a century. gwen: inone major decision, the supreme court rolls backdecades of campaign financ imits. quhile whi political upheaval of anoer ind rock the capital as masachusetts voters pick rublican senar scot brown. and w much will be the 41st republican senator eaken the president's agenda? >>it is jusnice being out of washington. let say. and there are ice people in washingtonbut -- n can drive you crazy. gwen: id aftershocks and confuion, the world copes with e devastation i haiti. covering te week, john biskupic ofu.s.a. todayand john hrwood of cnbc and the "new york times" time and martha raddtz of abc news. ♪ gwen: good evening. perhaps we should he seen it coming, when the spreme court went out of its way o hear new arguments in hat was cnsidered a prty tangenthall campaign finance ase. and the citizens tu
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